Map

The overlays that highlight 17th century London features are approximate and derived from Wenceslaus Hollar’s maps:

Open location in Google Maps: 51.500305, -0.124485

Summary

The Exchequer offices were in the palace of Westminster, on the eastern side of New Palace Yard. Pepys worked here in the early years of the diary.

6 Feb 2003, 9:11 p.m. - Greg

The British governmental department charged with the collection and management of the national revenue.

20 Feb 2003, 12:54 a.m. - David Quidnunc

Exchequer AS A GOVERNMENT OFFICE should now have postings on the following page: http://www.pepysdiary.com/encyclopedia/290/

24 Nov 2003, 2:39 a.m. - Peter

On display in the foyer of the National Audit Office in Buckingham Palace Road is a Memo written by Pepys during his time at the Exchequer. Also an original checkered accounting cloth, a variant of the abacus which is where the expression "Exchequer" originated.

30 Jan 2017, 9:03 p.m. - Terry Foreman

The Exchequer offices were in the palace of Westminster, on the eastern side of New Palace Yard. http://www.motco.com/map/81002/SeriesSearchPlatesFullb.asp?mode=query&artist=384&other=361&x=11&y=11

References

Chart showing the number of references in each month of the diary’s entries.

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